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The Site Leader is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the delivery of direct patient/resident care at the Regional Hospitals after hours, on weekends and/or as assigned including the overall responsibility for the supervision of staff and the effectiveness of care provided on the units.
Provides leadership and direction to Patient Care Coordinators and/or Charge Nurses; makes critical decisions and solves complex problems which impact patient/resident care and safety; assesses the efficiency and effectiveness of patient/resident service interfaces between clinical units/departments; coordinates hospital operations in accordance with established policies & standards of quality and patient care.
Facilitates alignment/realignment of staffing resources; provides timely and autonomous decisions regarding bed utilization and appropriate patient/resident placement (access); ensures patient/resident safety protocols are followed and staffing issues are addressed in accordance with collective agreements /administrative policies.
Develops and maintains effective working relationships with on-site medical and clinical healthcare providers, management and administrative personnel; addresses and facilitates resolution of customer service/client relations issues.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an approved School of Nursing.
Five (5) years' recent, relevant, acute care experience, including a minimum of two (2) years' experience in a supervisory and/or administrative capacity or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Skills and Abilities